Reviews of works by Sylvia Plath


This page is a bibliography of reviews of works by Sylvia Plath. They are organized by individual publication. Click the links to the left to jump to a specific work. Reading reviews contemporary to each works' publication can lend valuable insight into Plath's reception - and a look at how she had been received critically is important to the future of Plath scholarship.



The Colossus

Alvarez, A. "The poet and the poetess." The Observer. December 18, 1960: 21.

Anderson, Jack. "The sky is always gray in Sylvia Plath poems." Oakland Tribune. July 29, 1962.

Bergonzi, Bernard. "The Ransom Note." Manchester Guardian. November 25, 1960: 9.

Blackburn, Thomas. "Poetic Knowledge." New Statesman. December 24, 1960: 1016.

"Chained to the Parish Pump." Times Literary Supplement. March 16, 1967: 220.

Burke, Herbert. "Poetry." Library Journal. June 15, 1962: 2385-6.

Claire, William F. "Poetry by Sylvia Plath shows serious control." Daily Hampshire Gazette. July 5, 1962: 18.

Dearmer, Geoffrey. "Sows' ears and silk purses." Poetry Review. July-September 1961: 166-8.

DeLancey, Rose Mary. "Sylvia Plath's poems unusual." Fort Wayne News. June 9, 1962.

Deutsch, Babette. "The colossus and other poems by Sylvia Plath." Tribune. August 26, 1962.

Dickey, William. "Responsibilities." Kenyon Review. Autumn 1962: 756-64.

Dickinson, Peter. "Some Poets." Punch. December 7, 1960: 829.

Dyson, A. E. "Book Review." Critical Quarterly. Summer 1961: 181-5.

"First poetry collection." Buffalo Evening News. May 26, 1962.

Fuller, Roy. "Review of The Colossus." London Magazine. March 1961: 69-70.

Ghose, Zulfikar. "Walking Through the Universe" Western Daily Press. 28 June 1961: 10.

Hamilton, Ian. "Poetry." London Magazine July 1963: 54-6.

Hayman, Ronald. "Personal Poetry." Encounter. December 1967: 86-7.

Howard, Richard. "Five poets." Poetry. March 1963: 412-8.

Hurd, Pearl Strachan. "From the bookshelf." Christian Science Monitor. August 20, 1962: 11.

"Innocence and experience." Times Literary Supplement. August 18, 1961: 550.

Jerome, Judson. "A poetry chronicle Part 1." Antioch Review Spring 1961: 110-11.

Johnson, Donald B. "Sing, Ye poets, sing!" Worcester Telegraph. June 24, 1962.

Kenny, Herbert A. "The Colossus by Sylvia Plath." Boston Globe. June 5, 1962.

King, Nicholas. "Poetry: a late summer roundup." New York Herald-Tribune Book Review. August 26, 1962: 4.

Linenthal, Mark. "Sensibility & reflection from the poet's corner." San Francisco Sunday Chronicle. March 10, 1963: 33.

Morraes, Dom. "Poems from Many Parts." Time and Tide. November 1960: 143.

Myers, E Lucas. "The Tranquilized Fifties." Sewanee Review. January-March 1962: 212-20.

Owen, Guy. "Books abroad." Books Abroad. Spring 1963: 209.

"Plath, Sylvia. The colossus & other poems." The Booklist November 1, 1962: 200.

Press, John. "Four poets." Punch. April 5, 1967: 508.

Rosenthal, M. L. "Metamorphosis of a book."Spectator. April 21, 1967: 456-7.

Sargeant, Howard. "Poetry Review." English. Spring 1961: 157.

Simon, John. "More brass than enduring." Hudson Review. Autumn 1962.

"Sylvia Plath Hughes publishes her verse." The Townsman (Wellesley). April 1, 1960: 13.

"Sylvia Plath, in the Colossus." [first line] Washington Post. December 30, 1962: G-7.

"Sylvia Plath, The Colossus and other poems." Poetry. October 26, 1962.

"The Critic, The Translator and Poems Ancient and Modern." The Times of London. February 23, 1961: 15.

Tulip, James. "Three Women Poets." Poetry Australia December 1967: 35-40.

Wain, John. "Farewell to the world." Spectator January 13, 1961: 50.

Whittemore, Reed. "Sylvia Plath, or Mrs. Ted Hughes, is an accomplished rhetorician." The Carelton Miscellany. Fall 1962: 89.

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Ariel

"Along the Edge." Times Literary Supplement. November 25, 1965: 1071.

Alvarez, A. "Poetry in Extremis." The Observer. March 14, 1965: 26.

Baro, Gene. "Varied Quintet." New York Times Book Review. June 26, 1966: 10, 12.

Bewley, Marius. Hudson Review. Autumn 1966: 479-93.

"The Blood Jet is Poetry." Time. June 10, 1966: 118-20.

Brinnin, John Malcolm. "Plath, Jarrell, Kinnell, Smith." Partisan Review. Winter 1967: 156-60.

Burke, Herbert C. Library Journal. June 1, 1966: 118-20.

Dale, Peter. "O Honey bees come build". Agenda. Summer 1966: 49-55.

Davis, Douglas M. "In the flow of poetry, the ladies flourish." National Observer. February 6, 1967: 31.

Davison, Peter. "Inhabited by a cry: the last poetry of Sylvia Plath." Atlantic Monthly. August 1966: 76-7.

Drake, Barbara. "Perfection is terrible; it cannot have children." Northwest Review. Summer 1967: 101-3.

Feldman, Irving. "The Religion of one." Book Week. June 19, 1966: 3.

Friedberg, Martha. "With feeling and color." Chicago Tribune. June 26, 1966: 6.

Furbank, P N. "New Poetry." Listener. March 11, 1965: 379.

Hope, Francis. "Suffer and observe." New Statesman. April 30, 1965.

Horder, John. "Ariel: Sylvia Plath." Outposts. Autumn 1965: 24-5.

Howes, Barbara. "A note on Ariel." Massachusetts Review. Winter 1967: 225-6.

Hughes, Ted. "Ariel." Poetry Book Society Bulletin. Spring 1965.

Jaffe, Dan. "An All-American Muse." Saturday Review. October 15, 1966: 29-31.

Johnson, B. S. "Measure, Chaos, and Indifference." Ambit. 1965: 45-6.

Kell, Richard. "The Foil of Despair." The Guardian. March 12, 1965: 9.

Kenner, Hugh. "Arts and the age on Ariel." Triumph. September 1966: 33-4.

Kenny, Herbert A. "Sylvia Plath's "Ariel" Triumph over Tragedy." Boston Globe. May 29, 1966: A-38.

Lask, Thomas. "A Kind of Heroism." New York Times. June 8, 1966: 45.

Maddocks, Melvin. "Sylvia Plath: The Cult and the Poems." The Christian Science Monitor. June 30, 1966: 13.

Morse, Samuel French. Contemporary Literature. Winter 1968: 127.

Nye, Robert. "Names for Truth." The Birmingham Post. 1965.

Oettle, Pamela. "Sylvia Plath's Last Poems." Balcony/The Sydney Review. Spring 1965: 47-50.

Parker, Derek. "Ariel Indeed." Poetry Review. Summer 1965: 118-20.

"Poems for the Good-Hearted." The Times of London November 4, 1965: 15.

Press, John. "Two poets." Punch. March 31, 1965: 486.

Rosenthal, M. L. "Poets of the dangerous way." Spectator. March 1965: 367.

Ross, Alan. "Ariel by Sylvia Plath (Faber. 12s. 6d.)." The London Magazine. May 1965: 99-101.

Sealy, Douglas. Dublin Magazine. Summer 1966: 92-3.

Sergeant, Howard. English. Spring 1966: 30-2.

Skelton, Robin. "Brittania's Muse Revisited." Massachusetts Review. Autumn 1965: 834-5.

Smith, William Jay. Harper's Magazine. August 1966: 92.

Steiner, George(?). "Russian Roulette." Newsweek. June 20, 1966: 110.

Spender, Stephen. "Warnings from the grave." New Republic. June 18, 1966: 23-6.

Stephens, Alan. Denver Quarterly. Winter 1967: 101-12.

Stilwell, Robert L. "The multiplying entities: D. H. Lawrence and five other poets." Sewanee Review. Summer 1968: 520-35.

Taylor, Eleanor Ross. "Sylvia Plath's Last Poems." Poetry. January 1967: 582-96.

Tillinghast, Richard. "Worlds of their own." Southern Review. Spring 1969: 582-96.

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Crossing the Water

Aird, Eileen M. Critical Quarterly. Autumn 1971: 286-8.

Alvarez, A. "Publish and be damned." The Observer. October 3, 1971: 36.

B., R. "The Earlier Plath." Plain Dealer. October 24, 1971: F-12.

Boyers, Robert. "On Sylvia Plath: review of Crossing the Water." Salmagundi. Winter 1973: 96-104.

Bruss, Elizabeth Wissman. Michigan Daily. November 13, 1971: 5.

Davison, Peter. "Three Visionary Poets." Atlantic Monthly. February 1972: 104-6.

Dyroff, Jan M. "Sylvia Plath: Perceptions in Crossing the Water." Art and Literature Review, 1972; 1 (1): 49-50.

Dunn, Douglas. "Damaged Instruments: review of Crossing the Water." Encounter. August 1971: 68-70.

Eagleton, Terry. "New Poetry: review of Crossing the Water." Stand. 1971-2: 76.

Fuller, John. "Waiting for Ariel." Listener. June 3, 1971: 728-9.

Gonzales, Laurence. "Sylvia Plath, Crossing Over." Chicago Daily News. October 9-10, 1971: 12.

Green, Martin. "Of Pigs and People." Sunday Telegraph. June 6, 1971: 10.

Howes, Victor. "I am silver and exact." Christian Science Monitor. September 30, 1971: 8.

Jacobson, Dan. "Mirrors Can Kill: Dan Jacobson Considers the Artistic Martyrdom of Sylvia Plath." Listener. October 7, 1971.

Kameen, Paul. Best Sellers. November 1, 1971: 347-8.

Keating, Douglas. "Four Poets: Brilliance to Sterility." Philadelphia Inquirer. December 12, 1971: H-6.

Kramer, Victor. "Life-and-death dialectics." Modern Poetry Studies. 1972: 40-2.

Melander, Ingrid. Moderna spräk. 1971: 360-3.

Paterno, Domenica. "Poetry." Library Journal. October 1, 1971: 3141.

Philbrick, Stephen. "The Life, Work and World of Sylvia Plath." Providence Sunday Journal. October 31, 1971: H-6.

Phillips, Barry. "At last - more Plath poems." The Boston Herald. 1971.

Porter, Peter. "Collecting her strength." New Statesman. June 4, 1971: 774-5.

Pratt, Linda Ray. "The spirit of blackness is us..." Prairie Schooner. Spring 1973: 87-90.

Pritchard, William H. "Youngsters, Middlesters, and Some Old Boys." Hudson Review. Spring 1972: 119-34.

Rakosi, Carl. "Sylvia Plath: The Poetess and the Myth." Minneapolis Tribune. November 14, 1971: D-6, 7.

Reeves, Campbell. "Sylvia Plath's Final Poems." News and Observer. January 2, 1972: 6.

Richmond, Lee J. "Books Covered and Uncovered: Crow . . . by Ted Hughes; Crossing the Water . . . by Sylvia Plath." Erasmus Review: A Journal of the Humanities, 1971; 1: 157-62. Scruton, Roger. "Sylvia Plath and the Savage God." Spectator. December 18, 1971: 890.

Sergeant, Howard. English. Autumn 1971: 106-9.

Vendler, Helen. "Sylvia Plath Playing Pygmalion to Her Own Galatea." New York Times Book Review. October 10, 1971: 4, 48.

West, Paul. "Crossing the water." Chicago Tribune (Book World). January 9, 1972: 8.

"A world in disintegration." Times Literary Supplement. December 24, 71: 1602.

X, Catherine. "Sylvia Plath: Transitional Poems from the Gut." Los Angeles Free Press. March 24-30, 1972: 13, 15.

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Winter Trees

Alvarez, A. "Publish and Be Damned." Observer. October 3, 1971: 36.

Banks, Nancy. "Sylvia Plath's sad Fury." Chicago Daily News. November 4, 1972: 8.

Baumgaertner, Jill. "Four Poets: Blood Type New." Cresset. April 1973: 16-9.

Brett, Abigail. "On Poetry and Poets, and Other Peculiar Things." Houston Chronicle. October 29, 1972: 14.

Brownjohn, Alan. "Awesome Fragments." New Statesman. October 1, 1971: 446-8.

Cotter, James Finn. "Women poets; malign Neglect?" America. February 17, 1973: 140-2.

Ditsky, John. Southern Humanities Review. Winter 1974: 115-6.

Duke, Maurice. "Sylvia Plath's 'Winter Trees' Will Not Change Readers' Views'." Richmond Times-Dispatch. October 1, 1972: F-5.

Dunn, Douglas. "King Offa Alive and Dead: Ten Poets." Encounter. January 1972: 67.

Filiatreau, John. "Sylvia Plath's Last Poems." Courier-Journal. November 5, 1972: E-7.

Gordon, Jan B. "Saint Sylvia." Modern Poetry Studies. 1972: 282-6.

Grant, Damian. "Winter Trees." Critical Quarterly. Spring 1972: 92-5.

Homberger, Eric. "The Uncollected Plath." New Statesman. September 22, 1971: 404-5.

Howes, Victor. "Sometimes, a Walker of Air." Christian Science Monitor. October 4, 1972: 11.

Hughes, Ted. Poetry Book Society Bulletin. Autumn 1971.

Jacobson, Dan. "Mirrors Can Kill: Dan Jacobson Considers the Artistic Martyrdom of Sylvia Plath." Listener. October 7, 1971: 482.

Jennings, Elizabeth. "Poetry Selection." Daily Telegraph. October 28, 1971: 9.

Kameen, Paul. Best Sellers. January 15, 1973: 474-5.

Kertesz, Louise. "More Plath poems." Daily Hampshire Gazette. September 16, 1972: 6.

Leib, Mark E. "Into the Maelstrom." Harvard Advocate. Winter 1973: 45-7.

Library Journal. November 1, 1972: 3595.

Melander, Ingrid. Moderna Spräk. 1971: 360-3.

Murray, Michele. "Okay, Sylvia Plath Was Good, But Not That Good." National Observer. September 30, 1971: 12.

New York Times Book Review. December 3, 1972: 84.

Nye, Robert. "A Bright pane broken." The Times of London. 1971: 12.

Oates, Joyce Carol. "Winter Trees." Library Journal. November 1, 1972: 1744.

Oates, Joyce Carol. "One for life, one for death." The New York Times Book Review. November 19, 1972: 7, 14.

Perlman, Anne S. "Some More Sylvia Plath Poems." San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle. October 1, 1972: 35.

Peterson, Helen R. "Poetry Reveals Melancholia of its Author." Albuquerque Journal. October 15, 1972: C-6.

Pevear, Richard. Hudson Review. Spring 1973: 192-218.

Pratt, Linda Ray. "The Spirit of Blackness is in us." Prairie Schooner. Spring 1973: 87-90.

Saturday Review. October 28, 1972: 83.

Schott, Webster. "The Cult of Plath." Washington Post. October 1, 1972: 3.

Schott, Webster. "Flowers of Madness, Death." San Francisco Examiner. Octber 13, 1972: 39.

Scruton, Roger. "Sylvia Plath and the Savage God." Spectator. December 18, 1971: 890.

Sergeant, Howard. English. Summer 1972: 75-7.

Shroyer, Frederick. "Moody, Rich Last Poems of Tragic Sylvia Plath." Los Angeles Herald Examiner. October 1, 1972: E-7.

Smith, Raymond. "Late Harvest." Modern Poetry Studies. 1972: 91-3.

Storey, Elizabeth. Library Journal. January 15, 1973: 276.

Suk, Julie. "Latest Poems give Us Some of Plath's Best - and Worst." Charlotte Observer. October 8, 1972: F-5.

Wallace, Robert. Book-of-the-Month Club News. November 1972: 7.

Whelan, Gloria. "Last Poems of a Dying Poet." Detroit Free Press. September 24, 1972: C-19.

"A World in Disintegration." Times Literary Supplement. December 24, 1971: 1602.

Zavitz, Dwight L., Jr. "Tormented Spirit Found in Poetry." News-Sentinel. December 9, 1972: 3.

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The Collected Poems

Bayley, John. "Games with Death and Co." New Statesman. October 2, 1981: 19-20.

Beresford, Anne. "Sylvia Plath." Agenda. Winter-Spring 1982: 109-11.

Bosworth, Patricia. "sweet Revenge." Working Woman. December 1981: 112-13.

Brownjohn, Alan. "A Way out of the Mind." Times Literary Supplement. February 12, 1982: 105-6.

Chasin, Helen. "What Have You Done? What Have You Done?" Yale Review. Spring 1983: 426-39.

Christian Science Monitor. December 3, 1982: 14.

Clark, Tom. "Raw Nerves at the Cabaret of Despair." San Francisco Chronicle. October 11, 1981: 4.

Clemons, Walter. "A Poet's Rage for Perfection." Newsweek. May 3, 1982: 77.

Cotter, James Finn. America. February 27, 1982: 157-8.

Davie, Donald. "Cambridge Theatre." London Review of Books. August 19-September 1, 1982: 17.

Donoghue, Denis. "You could say she had a calling for death." The New York Times Book Review. November 22, 1981: 1, 30-1.

Eder, Doris L. "Lady Lazarus Two Decades Later: Sylvia Plath's Collected Poems." Denver Quarterly. Spring 1982: 105-11.

Ehrenpreis, Irvin. "The Other Sylvia Plath." New York Review of Books. February 4, 1982: 22-4.

Goldgar, Harry. "'Wind from Hell' Blows Across the Poetry of Sylvia Plath." Times-Picayune. January 17, 1982: 12.

Gravil, Richard. British Book News. February 1982: 112-13.

Grosholz, Emily. Hudson Review. Summer 1982: 319-33.

Hansmire, Suzanne. "Pulitzer for Plath thrills mother, teacher." The Wellesley Townsman. April 15, 1982.

Hinchliffe, Beth. "Sylvia Plath-legacy lives in wake of tragedy." The Wellesley Townsman. April 2, 1981.

Huckaby, Mary Pjerrou. "Plath: Present at the Creation." Los Angeles Times. January 3, 1982: 7.

Hulse, Michael. "Formal Bleeding." The Spectator. November 14, 1981: 20.

Jacobsen, Josephine. "Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton: Enduring Poetic Voices." Washington Post. November 22, 1981: 6.

Kilgore, Kathryn. "Rituals of Self-Hatred, Arts of Survival." Village Voice Literary Supplement. December 1981: 20, 30.

Larkin, Philip. "Horror Poet." Poetry Review. April 1982: 51-3.

Lerner, Laurence. "Sylvia Plath." Encounter. January 1982: 64-7.

McCloskey, Mark. Magill's Literary Annual. 1982: 96-9.

Nye, Robert. The Times of London. October 22, 1981: 11.

The Observer. December 6, 1981: 25.

Perloff, Marjorie. "Sylvia Plath's Collected Poems: A Review-Essay." Resources for American Literary Study, Autumn 1981; 11 (2): 304-313.

Pollitt, Katha. "A Note of Triumph." Nation. January 16, 1982: 52-5.

Pritchard, William H. "An interesting minor poet?" New Republic. December 30, 1981: 32-5.

Ratiner, Steven. "New collections reveal development of poets Plath and Sexton." The Christian Science Monitor. January 27, 1982: 15.

Reid, Christopher. "The 'I' and the Ear." The Observer. November 1, 1981: 33.

Ricks, Christopher. "The Black Luck of Sylvia Plath." Sunday Times of London. October 11, 1981: 42.

Robb, Christina. "Plath's painful story seen in her poems." The Boston Globe. December 4, 1981.

Roberts, Neil. "Sylvia Plath Collected." English. Spring 1982: 73-9.

Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg. "Plath's Poems Resurrect Her from Shadows of Myth." Chicago Tribune. December 20, 1981: 1, 5.

Schwarz, Mary. "A Cupful of Words." National Review. February 19, 1982: 177-8.

Smith, Dave. "Sylvia Plath and the Electric Horse." American Poetry Review. January 1982: 43-6.

Stuewe, Paul. Quill and Quire. April 1982: 33.

Vendler, Helen. "An Intractable Metal." New Yorker. February 15, 1982: 124-38.

Virginia Quarterly. Spring 1982: 58.

Williamson, Alan. "Confession and Tragedy." Poetry. JUne 1983: 170-8.

Wittlinger, Ellen. Library Journal. November 1, 1981: 2142-3.

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Ariel: The Restored Edition

Balitas, Vincent. "A celebrated poet and the manuscript she left behind." The Washington Times. January 2, 2005: B-8.

Bere, Carol. "Rising from the ashes: the Restored Ariel." Contemporary Poetry Review. August 2005.

Cuda, Anthony J. "Among these silk screens." American Book Review. September-October 2005: 19-24.

Curtis, Vanessa. "Queen bee loses her sting." Scotland on Sunday. November 7, 2004.

Feay, Suzi. "A literary collaboration that began with love." Independent on Sunday. December 19, 2005: 29.

Greenlaw, Livia. "Written out loud Lavinia Greenlaw examines the original version of Sylvia Plath's greatest collection." The Daily
      Telegraph
. December 11, 2004: 10.

Grossman, Lev. "The way she wanted it: a new edition of SP's Ariel finally gives us her version…" Time. December 6, 2004.

Hoffert, Barbara. "Best poetry of 2004." Library Journal. April 15, 2005: 94.

Hoffert, Barbara. "Plath as she was: The poetry's the thing." Library Journal. November 1, 2004.

Hughes, Frieda. "Ariel takes flight." The Guardian. November 13, 2004: 2-4.

Jong, Erica. "An art like everything else - an essay." The New York Times Book Review. December 12, 2004: 32-33.

Kilfoil, Kara. "Review of Ariel: The restored edition by Sylvia Plath." Ariel 36. 2005: 239-242.

La Rocco, Claudia. "Restored Plath manuscript gets reading." Associated Press. December 1, 2004.

Malvern, Jack. "Hope returns in original edition of Plath poems." The Times of London. October 4, 2004: 24.

Milmo, Cahal. "Stop digging up mother's troubled past, says Plath's daughter." The Independent. November 30, 2004: 15.

Muratori, Fred. Library Journal. November 1, 2004: 89.

"Original." The Economist. December 04, 2004: 85.

O'Rourke, Meghan. "Ariel Redux." Slate. December 7, 2004.

"Plath's daughter pleads: Let her rest in peace." The New York Times November 28, 2004.

Rubenstein, Hannah. "Review of Ariel: The restored edition by Sylvia Plath." Iris. ca. 2005: 67.

Summerscale, Kate. "My father was not a monster, says daughter of Ted Hughes." The Daily Telegraph. November, 13, 2004.

Tooke, Sarah. "Planning application." Oxford Student. November 25, 2004.

Upchurch, Michael. "'Ariel' according to Plath's wishes." The Seattle Times. December 5, 2004.

Upton, Lee. "'I / Have a self to recover': The Restored Ariel" Literary Review. Summer 2005: 260-4.

Wagner, Erica. "Unique voice herard anew." The Times. October 4, 2004: 24.

Yeh, Jane. "Tragedy restoration." The Village Voice Book Review. November 24-30, 2004: 93.

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The Bell Jar

Adams, Phoebe. Atlantic Monthly. May 1971: 224.

Baurerle, Ruth. "Plath, at Last." Plain Dealer. April 23, 1971: H-7.

Benedict, L. "Short List." Sunday Telegraph. January 27, 1963: 9.

Best Sellers. May 1, 1972: 71.

Boulanger, Ghislaine. "Other new books to know about." Book-of-the-Month Club. May 1971: 5.

Burgess, Anthony. "Transatlantic Englishmen." The Observer. January 27, 1963: 22.

Butler, Rupert. "Three disappointing novels--but one good one." Time & Tide. January 31, 1963: 34.

Butscher, Edward. "On the late Miss Plath's Bell Jar." University Review. February 1971: 32.

Byrd, Scott. "Poet Draws Sad, Baleful Portrait of a Breakdown." Charlotte Observer. April 18, 1971: F-8.

Cabourn, James. "Are you our sort of person?" Isis. October 19, 1966: 28.

Claire, William F. "A Summer of Her Discontent." Washington Post. April 13, 1971: C1, 5.

Coats, Reed. Library Journal. February 15, 1972: 791-2.

Cox, C. B. Critical Quarterly. Autumn 1966: 195.

Davenport, Guy. "Novels in Braille." National Review. May 18, 1971: 538.

De Feo, Ronald. Modern Occasions. Fall 1971: 622-7.

"Dilemma of the female choice." International Socialist Review 32:5. May 1, 1971: 28-30.

Duchene, Anne. Guardian. February 1, 1963: 7.

Dudar, Helen. "From Book to Cult." New York Post. September 2, 1971: 3, 38.

Duffy, Martha. "Lady Lazarus." Time. June 21, 1971: 86-88.

Ebbitt, Wilma R. "Creative crackup." Boston Herald Traveler. May 9, 1971: 4.

Fane, Vernon. Sphere. January 26, 1963: 143.

Faulconbridge, Faith. "American Surprises." Glasgow Herald. January 17, 1963: 9.

Gaines, Gwen. "Autobiography of a Suicide." Fresno Bee. May 30, 1971: D-6.

Gilbert, Celia. "Would the Jar Descend Again?" San Francisco Examiner. June 6, 1971: 41-42.

Gottlieb, Annie. "Book Review." Juris Doctor. April 1971: 41.

Hamlin, William C. "The Fragmentation that Precedes Suicide." Kansas City Star. June 6, 1971: G-3.

Hardy, H Forsyth. Scotsman. January 26, 1963: 6.

Harris, Mason. West Coast Review. October 1973: 34-8.

Hayes, Brian. "When the World Itself is Just a Bad Dream." Sun. April 11, 1971: D-7.

Hill, William B. America. November 20, 1971: 432.

House, Jack. "If you are squeamish don't read this book!" Evening Times (Glasgow). January 18, 1963.

Hurlbert, Joyce. West Coast Review. January 1973: 82.

Joslin, Stacey. "Female Insanity & Women's Oppression." International Socialist Review. June 1971: 28-30.

Kilroy, James. "Power and beauty mark novel by young suicide." The Nashville Banner. June 1, 1975.

Kirsch, Robert. "First Novel Also Her Last." Los Angeles Times. April 26, 1971: 7.

Kissel, Howard. "Book Making." Women's Wear Daily.

Kowinski, William. "Books." Boston After Dark. November 30, 1971: 44.

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. "An American Edition--At last." The New York Times. April 16, 1971: 35.

Lenson, D. R. "Book Review." Panache. May 24, 190551-3.

Lerner, Laurence. Listener 69. January 31, 1963: 215.

Locke, Richard. "The Last Word: Beside the Bell Jar." New York Times Book Review. June 20, 1971: 47.

Maddocks, Melvin. "A Vaccuum Abhorred." Christian Science Monitor. April 15, 1971: 11.

Maloff, Saul. "Waiting for the voice to crack." New Republic. May 8, 1971: 33-5.

Meynell, Laurence. "New novels." Express & Star. January 19, 1963: 19.

Millar, Ruby. "In the good old days." Derbyshire Times. February 15, 1963: 17.

Morse, J. Mitchell. "Fiction Chronicle." Hudson Review. Autumn 1971: 526-40.

Moss, Howard. "Dying: An Introduction." New Yorker. July 10, 1971: 73-5.

Murray, Michele. National Observer. May 31, 1971: 18.

New York Times Book Review. June 6, 1971: 3.

"New Fiction." The Times of London. January 24, 1963.

Nichols. Christy. "Bell Jar Sensitive, truthful." State Journal. April 3, 1971: D-8, 9.

Nilsen, Alleen Pace. "Death and dying: Facts, fiction, folklore." English Journal. November 1973: 1188.

Oates, Joyce Carol. "When Death Called, a Lady Answered." Detroit News. June 6, 1971: E-5.

O'Hara, J. D. Washington Post Book World. April 11, 1971: 3.

P., C. "The Tragic Prophecy." Times-Picayune. May 4, 1972: 6.

Paterno, Domenica. Library Journal. October 1, 1971.

Peterson, Clarence. Washington Post. April 30, 1972: 8.

Pettingell, Phoebe. "The Art of Dying." New Leader. June 28, 1971: 19-20.

Pitt, Valerie. "Isolated Case." Sunday Telegraph. September 25, 1966: 11.

Pochoda, Elizabeth. "The Only Novel of the Dead Poet, Sylvia Plath." Glamour. June 1971: 119.

Powell, Deborah. "When the Mind Becomes a Place of False Images." Detroit Free Press. June 27, 1971: B-5.

Pratt, Linda Ray. "The spirit of blackness is in us..." Praire Schooner. Spring 1973: 87-90.

Raven, Simon. "The trouble with Phaedra." The Spectator. February 15, 1963: 202-3.

Reed, Kit. "A Frightening Apologia." 8.

Rosenthal, Lucy. Saturday Review. April 24, 1971: 42.

Rosenthal, M. L. "Blood and Plunder." Spectator. September 30, 1966: 418.

Scholes, Robert. "Esther came back like a retreaded tire." The New York Times Book Review. April 11, 1971: 7.

Scott, Ellen. "Themes: Revolt and Breakdown." Times-Union. April 18, 1971.

Sievers, Shirley. "Recent Books for Hot Weather Reading." South Bend Tribune. June 27, 1971: 11.

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. "A Chronicle for Women." Hudson Review. Spring 1972: 157-70.

Spillman, Richard. "Book revue." San Francisco Examiner. October 20, 1971.

Stanier, Maida. "The disturbed generation." Oxford Mail. January 17, 1963.

Taubman, Robert. "Anti-heroes." New Statesman. January 25, 1963: 127-8.

Taubman, Robert. "Uncles' War." New Statesman. September 16, 1966: 401-2.

Taylor, Robert. "Bright Journey into Night." Boston Globe. April 16, 1971: 17.

"Tyndaraues." Time and Tide. January 17-23, 1963: 35.

"Under the skin." Times Literary Supplement. January 25, 1963: 53.

Virginia Quarterly Review. Summer 1971: xcvi.

Wall, Stephen. "The confessions of Nemo." The Observer. September 11, 1966: 27.

Washington Post. December 5, 1971: 5.

Wells, Susan M. "Poet Tells Tragic End with Novel." Times-Picayune. July 11, 1971: 9.

Willy, Margaret. "New Fiction." Birmingham Post. January 29, 1963.

Wolff, Geoffrey. "The Bell Jar." Newsweek. April 19, 1971: 118 D.

Wright, Marilyn. "The Bell Jar." Changes?. September 1971: 4(?).

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Letters Home

Ackroyd, Peter. "Dear Mummy, I hate you." Spectator. April 14, 1976: 21.

Adams, Phoebe-Lou. Atlantic Monthly. February 1976: 111.

Alvarez, A. "Inside the Bell Jar." The Observer. April 18, 1976: 23.

Bere, Carol. Ariel 8. October 1977: 99-103.

Brans, Jo. "The Girl Who Wanted to Be God." Southwest Review. Summer 1976: 325-8.

Broe, Mary Lynn. Journal of Modern Literature. 1976: 787-9.

Butler, Christoper. "Home Journal." Essays in Criticism. January 1977: 77-83.

Byatt, A. S. "Mirror, mirror on the wall." New Statesman. April 23, 1976: 541-2.

Cosgrave, Mary Silva. Horn Book Magazine. April 1976: 185.

Crain, Jane Larkin. Saturday Review. November 15, 1975: 26.

Curtis, Cathy. "In her letters, she wanted to be a Cosmo girl." Daily Californian. February 6, 1976: 15, 17.

Davydeen, Cyril. "Living and Dying." Dalhousie Review. Spring 1976: 166-7.

De Souza, Eunice. "Humanising the myth." Times of India. July 18, 1976: 10.

Dinnage, Rosemary. "A girl from Wellesley." Times Literary Supplement. April 23, 1976: 480.

Duffy, Martha. "Two Lives." Time. November 24, 1975: 101-2.

Eder, Doris. "Portrait of the artist as a young woman." Book Forum. Spring 1976: 242-54.

Erikson, Pamela, Dale. "Sylvia Plath." Unisa English Studies. September 1976: 95-7.

Glover, Jon. "Re-enter the Writer's Life." Stand. 1977: 58-9.

Harthill, Rosemary. "From Sivvy, with love." Times Educational Supplement. May 14, 1976: 20.

Haughton, Hugh. "In Her Mother's Kingdom." Times Higher Educational Supplement. July 16, 1976: 15.

Howard, Maureen, "The Girl Who Tried to be Good." The New York Times Book Review. December 14, 1975: 1-2.

Jackson, Marni. "Portrait of Sylvia Plath a 'Normal' girl of the '50s." Toronto Star. December 27, 1975: C7.

Jardin, Cassandra. "Look to the Ladies." Times Educational Supplement. April 28, 1978: 25.

Jefferson, Margo. "Who Was Sylvia?" Newsweek. December 22, 1975: 83.

Jong, Erica. "Letters Focus Exquisite Rage of Sylvia Plath." Los Angeles Times. November 23, 1975: 1, 10.

Kenner, Hugh. "Sweet seventeen." National Review. April 30, 1976: 459-60.

Kinzie, Mary. "A new life and other Plath controversies." American Poetry Review. March-April 1976: 5-8.

Kirsch, Robert. "Bell Jar vs. Candlelight of Hope." Los Angeles Times. May 17, 1977: 3.

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. "From Outside the Bell Jar." The New York Times. December 9, 1975: 39.

Maloff, Saul. "The poet as cult goddess." Commonweal. June 4, 1976: 371-4.

McMurtry, Larry. "Letters and a Superb Autobiography." The Washington Post. November 24, 1975: B-14.

Miller, Karl. "Sylvia Plath's Apotheosis." New York Review of Books. June 24, 1976: 3-8.

Mooney, Bel. "Extravagent Heart." The Guardian.April 22, 1976: 9.

Neville, Jim. "The Sylvia Plath industry." Sydney Morning Herald. April 3, 1976: 18.

New Yorker. December 22, 1975: 95-6.

Noble, Donald. "Letters of Sylvia Plath." Boston Sunday Herald. December 28, 1975: 62.

Observer. April 16, 1978: 27.

Padnos, Peg. "Sylvia Plath's letters serve as unpremeditated autobiography." Chicago Tribune. November 30, 1975: 3.

Perloff, Marjorie. Resources for American Literary Study. Spring 1977: 77-85.

Raban, Jonathan. "Through the Looking-Glass." Sunday Times. April 25, 1976: 41.

Ratcliffe, Michael. "Miss America and the Lorelei." The Times. April 19, 1976: 5.

Reed, Nancy. "Still those ellipses..." Christian Science Monitor. January 7, 1976: 23.

Rosenstein, Harriet. "Pure Gold Baby." New Review. May 1976: 53-7.

Rosenstein, Harriet. "To the most wonderful mummy a girl ever had." Ms. December 1975: 45-9.

Rubenstein, Roberta. "Virginia Woolf and Sylvia Plath: Inner Truths." Progressive. March 1976: 41-2.

Thwaite, Anthony. "'I have never been so happy in my life': On Sylvia Plath" Encounter. June 1976: 64-7.

Toomey, Philippa. "In Search of Sylvia." The Times. April 8, 1976: 11.

Trombley, Stephen. Critical Quarterly. Summer 1977: 93-6.

Tyler, Anne. "The voice hangs on, gay, tremulous." National Observer. January 10, 1976: 19.

Tyler, Ralph. "High-wire act." Bookletter. December 8, 1975: 1, 16.

Ward, David. "The Good Face." English. Autumn 1976: 247-52.

Wolff, Geoffrey. "Genius and gee whizzery." New Times. December 26, 1975: 64-5.

Zaidman, Laura M. Library Journal. October 15, 1975: 1916.

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The Letters of Sylvia Plath, Volume 1

Alexander, Paul, "What Sylvia Plath’s letters reveal about the poet we thought we knew." The Washington Post. October 18, 2017.

Bate, Jonathan. "The Letters of Sylvia Plath." The Times. September 30, 2017: 15.

Carey, John. "Before she met Ted." Sunday Times. October 1, 2017: 38-9.

Cooke, Rachael. "The baggy shape of things to come." The Observer. October 15, 2017: 31.

Ditum, Sarah. "The bright, funny side of Sylvia Plath." The Spectator. October 7, 2017.

"The Letters of Sylvia Plath." [Starred Review] Kirkus Reviews. August 22, 2017.

"The Letters of Sylvia Plath." Publishers Weekly. October 2, 2017.

Seaman, Donna. "The Letters of Sylvia Plath." Booklist. October 15, 2017.

Sehgal, Parul. "A Writer Aware of Her Contradictions." The New York Times. October 11, 2017: C5.

Wagner, Erica. "The many selves of Sylvia Plath: the poet’s early letters show a writer in training." New Statesman. October 6, 2017.

Wilson, Andrew. "The more we know, the more compelling Plath becomes." Evening Standard. October 19, 2017: 38.

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Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams

Alvarez, A. "The prison of prose." The Observer. October 16, 1977: 36.

Atwood, Margaret. "Poet's Prose." The New York Times Book Review. January 28, 1979: 10, 31.

Bere, Carol. Southern Humanities Review. Fall 1979: 358-60.

Blow, Simon. "Sylvia Plath's Prose." Books and Bookmen. June 1978: 42-3.

Butler, Christopher. "Sylvia Plath's Prose." New Review. December 1977/January 1978: 68-9.

Cosgrave, Mary Silva. Horn Book Magazine. April 1979: 220.

Davies, Russell. "Appendicitis." New Statesman. November 25, 1977.

Dick, Kay. The Times of London. December 1, 1977: 9.

Dowie, William. America. March 3, 1979: 165-6.

Fraser, G. S. "Pass to the centre." Listener. October 27, 1977: 541-2.

Hausser, Leola. Best Sellers. June 1979: 105.

Hill, Douglas. "Living and Dying." Canadian Forum. June 1978: 62-4.

Homberger, Eric. Journal of American Studies. August 1979: 281-2.

Juhasz, Suzanne. Library Journal. December 15, 1976: 2522.

Leider, Emily. "Sylvia Plath and Superman." San Francisco Review of Books. June 1979: 23-4.

McLellan, Joseph. "Sylvia Plath and the Landscape of the Soul." Washington Post. January 19, 1979: D-19.

Miner, Harriet. "A Poet's Fateful Final Journey." San Francisco Chronicle. February 18, 1979: 58.

New York Times Book Review. February 5, 1980: 33.

Peschmann, Hermann. "From Inside the Bell Jar." Times Educational Supplement. December 30, 1977: 22.

Pollitt, Katha. "Aesthetic Suicide." Harper's Magazine. February 1979: 83-6.

Publishers Weekly. November 6, 1978.

Rosenblum, Harriet S. "Another Sampling of Plath Legacy." Democrat and Chronicle. February 4, 1979: G-2.

Rubenstein, Roberta. "Sylvia Plath: Uneven Fragments of an 'Inner Biography'." Chicago Tribune. December 24, 1978: 3.

Sage, Lorna. "Death and marriage." Times Literary Supplement. October 21, 1977: 1235.

Smith Alumnae Quarterly. November 1979: 26.

Thompson, Jan. Ambit. 1978: 88-9.

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The Journals of Sylvia Plath (1982)

Axelrod, Steven Gould. "The Second Destruction of Sylvia Plath." American Poetry Review. March-April 1985: 17-18.

Barnet, Andrea. Saturday Review. May 1982: 62.

Bonner, Thomas, Jr. "Plath's Journals Link Author's Private Life to Her Fiction." Times-Picayune. June 13, 1982: 14.

Booklist. March 15, 1982: 922.

Cartoun, Emilie. "Modern Mythology: Anais Nin and Sylvia Plath." San Francisco Review of Books. January-February 1983: 30-1.

Chasin, Helen. "What Have You Done? What Have You Done?" Yale Review. Spring 1983: 426-39.

Choice. September 1982: 87.

Citrin, Neil K. West Coast Review of Books. September-October 1982: 61.

Clemons, Walter. "A Poet's Rage for Perfection." Newsweek. May 3, 1982.

Davison, Peter. "Sylvia Plath: Consumed by the Anxieties of Ambition." Washington Post Book World. April 18, 1982: 3, 11.

Duhamel, P. Albert. "Sylvia Plath: Always on Stage." Boston Herald American. May 9, 1982.

Education. Fall 1984: 106.

French, William. "Searing intensity charting the hazy outlines of a mental breakdown." The Globe Mail. May 8, 1982.

Griffin, Susan. "The Public Rage and Private Hell of Sylvia Plath." San Francisco Chronicle. April 18, 1982: 8.

Huckaby, Mary Pjerrou. "Plath's About Ready for Benign Neglect." Los Angeles Times. May 30, 1982: 6.

Jackson, Marni. "In Search of the shape within." MacLean's Magazine. May 17, 1982: 57.

Kissel, Howard. Women's Wear Daily. April 12, 1982: 10.

Levine, Miriam. "The Journals Of Sylvia Plath." American Book Review. May-June 1983.

Mack, John E. New England Journal of Medicine. January 13, 1983: 107-8.

Martone, John. World Literature Today. Spring 1983: 295.

Meade, Marion. Ms. June 1982: 76, 80.

Milford, Nancy. "From Gladness to Madness." The New York Times Book Review. May 2, 1982: 1, 30-2.

Mudrick, Marvin. "Tales of Waste and Woe." Hudson Review. Autumn 1982: 460-70.

National Review. April 16, 1982: 434.

New York Times Book Review. August 4, 1982: 27.

Newenhuyse, Elizabeth Cody. Christian Century. May 26, 1982: 638.

Pettingell, Phoebe. "The Voices of Sylvia Plath." New Leader. May 17, 1982: 10-11.

Pollitt, Katha. "Poet in Training." Atlantic. May 1982: 102-5.

Salamone, Anthony. Best Sellers. July 1982: 144.

Saturday Review. June 1982: 93.

Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg. "Sylvia Plath: The Artist Possessed." Sun-Times. April 11, 1982: 22.

Schreiber, Le Anne. New York Times. April 21, 1982: C-21.

Spies, Lynne Davis. Magill's Literary Annual. 1983: 367-71.

Stephen, Kathy Field. "Plath journals offer new insight." The Christian Science Monitor. September 7, 1982: 17.

Stuewe, Paul. "Cloying Robots...Plathian Jottings...Twainian Tales." Quill and Quire. July 1982: 69.

Tartt, Alison. Library Journal. April 15, 1982: 813.

Wagner, Linda W. "Sylvia Plath's Journals." Contemporary Literature. Winter 1983: 521-3.

Wimsatt, Margaret. America. July 24-31, 1982: 58-9.

"X-Ray View of a Struggling Poet." Christian Science Monitor. September 2, 1983: 8.

Zerby, Chuck. "Poet at her worst in Journals." Daily Hampshire Gazette. April 28, 1982: 8.

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The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000)

Alvarez, A. "I failed her. I was 30 and stupid." The Observer. March 19, 2000.

Arnold, Martin. "Sylvia Plath, forever an icon." The New York Times. 9 Nov 2000.

Bagg, Mary. "Pure Plath." Valley Advocate. October 1, 2000.

Bate, Jonathan. "Blossoms from the bell jar." The Guardian. April 1, 2000.

Beam, Alex. "Is the legend of the evil Ted Hughes about to die?" The Boston Globe. March 29, 2000: 1.

Bellaby, Mara D. "Sylvia Plath's journals highlight a troubled life." Metrowest Town Online.

Bellaby, Mara D. "Sylvia Plath Journals to be printed." Associated Press. March 20, 2000.

Bellaby, Mara D. "Sylvia Plath's Journals detailed." Associated Press. March 21, 2000.

Brown, Craig. "Rhymes and reasons for a good gossip." The Mail on Sunday. March 26, 2000: 67.

Bush, Stacy. "Readings." The Austin Chronicle. 19 Jan 2001.

Carey, John. "Outside the magic circle." The Weekened Australian. May 6, 2000: R11.

Carey, John. "When the belle jars." The Sunday Times of London. March 26, 2000.

Cash, William. "An icon condemned by her own words." South China Morning Post. April 15, 2000: 8.

Cash, William. "Was she a victim or villain?" The Straits Times. April 1, 2000: 30.

"Complete journals of Sylvia Plath will be published." CNN.com. October 14, 1999.

"Complete Plath journals in works." The Gazette (Montreal). October 16, 1999: I4.

Devlin, Colleen. "Sylvia Plath Journals." About Women Writers. May 12, 2000.

"Diary and Letters." The Times of London. March 30, 2000.

Gill, Gillian. "Before her 'fond, final, infamous decay'." The Face & Place of Poetry. October 26, 2000.

Globe Staff. "New & Recommended." The Boston Globe Sunday. November 19, 2000.

Hall, Emily. "I have had to kill you." The Stranger.com. December 21, 2000.

Harvor, Elisabeth. "Unexpurgated Plath: candid, funny, surprisingly happy." The Globe & Mail. May 6, 2000: D14-5.

Hawker, Phillipa. "The selling of Sylvia Plath." The Age. May 15, 2000.

Heller, Zoe. "Ariel's Appetite." The New Republic. December 18, 2000.

Hensher, Philip. "All in the name of literature." The Spectator.April 1, 2000: 47-8.

Hessels, Michelle. "Journals of Sylvia Plath." APA Publishing. July 12, 2000.

Hudson,Christopher. "Sylvia's diary tells a different story." Daily Mail. March 31, 2000: 1.

"Journals of Sylvia Plath published." Associated Press. March 18, 2000.

Kakutani, Michiko. "Charting Terrain on an Internal Landscape." The New York Times Book Review. October 31,2000.

Kellaway, Kate. "The poet who died so well." The Observer. March 19, 2000.

Kendall, Tim. "Showing off to the audience." Times Literary Supplement. May 5, 2000: 12.

Kennedy, Mopsy Strange. "Sylvia, everlasting." The Improper Bostonian. December 17, 2003: 42.

Kukil, Karen V. "True To Her Words." Smith Alumnae Quarterly. Spring 2001.

Kirsch, Adam. "Back in the bell jar: Sylvia Plath and the big strip tease." Boston Phoenix. October 20, 2000: 19-20.

Lockerbie, Catherine. "Flowers that died in the spring." The Scotsman. April 1, 2000: 10.

Loy Johnson, Dennis. "Sexton and Plath- dead poets society."v Online Athens. October 29, 2000.

Maso, Carole. "Plath Uncut." The Village Voice Book Review. Oct-Nov 2000:12.

McCallister, Carol A. Library Journal. September 15, 2000: 76-77.

McCrum, Robert. "The world of books." The Observer. April 2, 2000: 11.

McDowell, Lesley. "Mything persons." The Herald. April 6, 2000: 20.

Merritt, Stephanie. "Paperback of the week." The Observer. April 15, 2001: 18.

Middlebrook, Diane. "In Plath's full journals, a lusty embrace of life." The Boston Globe. November 5, 2000: E1-2.

Morrison, Blake. "Love at first bite." The Guardian.April 2, 2000.

Moses, Kate. "The real Sylvia Plath, Part I." Salon.com. May 30, 2000.

Moses, Kate. "The real Sylvia Plath, Part II." Salon.com. June 1, 2000.

Moss, Stephen. "The longest suicide note ever written?" The Guardian. April 4, 2000.

"New insight into Plath." The Sunday Tasmanian. March 19, 2000.

Nye, Robert. "Who is Sylvia? What is she?" The Scotsman. April 1, 2000: 10.

Oates, Joyce Carol. "Raising Lady Lazarus." The New York Times Book Review. November 5, 2000: 10-11.

Page, Tim. "Dark Night of the Soul." Washington Post Book World. November 26, 2000: 8.

"Plath journals published." The Globe & Mail (Toronto). March 20, 2000: R4.

"Poet blamed mother for father's death." The Advertiser. March 22, 2000: 37.

Posner, Michael. "Who was Plath's Canadian boyfriend?: He dated the poet at Cambridge, then disappeared." The Globe & Mail (Toronto). March 27, 2000: R1.

Publishers Weekly. September 25, 2000: 95.

Rea, Amy C. Literal Mind. October 1, 2000.

Rose, Jacqueline. "So many lives, so little time." The Guardian. April 2, 2000.

Seaman, Donna. Booklist. October 1, 2000: 313.

Sexton, David. "Chapter and verse on Plath's sad life." The Sunday Herald. April 2,2000: 11.

Sexton, David. "The horrors of Sylvia Plath." The Evening Standard. March 27, 2000: 53.

"Sharp tongue and sex restored to Plath diaries." The Independent. February 1, 1998.

Sheldon, Michael. "The 'demon' that killed Sylvia." The Telegraph. March 13, 2000.

Smith, Julia Llewellwyn. "He kissed me and I bit his cheek long and hard. Blood was running down his face." The Express. March 21, 2000.

Stephens, Paul. "A doomed poet's life get worked over once again in her own words." The Washington Times. November 19, 2000: B8.

Stevenson, Anne. "Sylvia Plath's word cage." Thumbscrew. Summer 2000: 19-23.

Sutcliffe, Thomas. "Sylvia Plath's tupperware years." The Independent. April 12, 2000: 10.

Sutherland, John. "Do I know you, Ms Plath?" The Guardian. March 27, 2000.

"Sylvia Plath's complete Journals describe joy, despair." CNN.com. March 20, 2000.

"Sylvia Plath journals might solve mystery." Springfield Union News.October 13, 1999.

"Sylvia's diaries." The Sydney Morning Herald. May 20, 2000: 24.

Taylor, D. J. "The enduring agony of the lonely literary diarist." The Independent. March 29, 2000: 5.

"The Journals in the BBC." BBC. March 27, 2000.

Viner, Katharine. "All about my mother." The Guardian. March 21, 2000: 6.

Viner, Katharine. "Here I am: Mrs. Hughes." The Guardian. March 20, 2000: 2.

Viner, Katharine. "Love, loathing and life with Ted Hughes." The Guardian. March 18, 2000: 1-2.

Viner, Katharine. "Who is Sylvia?" The Guardian. March 18, 2000.

Wagner, Erica. "Biographer's choice." The Times. April 14, 2001.

Wagner, Erica. "Love that passed all understanding." The Times of London. March 18, 2000.

Wagner, Erica. "Sylvia's not so private persona." The Times of London. March 23, 2000: 12.

White, Victoria. "Caged mind." The Irish Times. April 1, 2000: 66.

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Children's Stories

Reviews of The Bed Book
Andrejevic, Helen B. Parents's Magazine and Better Homemaking. January 1977: 70.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Februar 1977: 96.

Croome, Lesley. "Pictures of the Mind." Times Literary Supplement. April 2, 1976: 396.

Dill, Barbara. "Picturely Books for Children." Wilson Library Bulletin. October 1976: 132.

Fisher, Margery. The Times. February 29, 1976: 41.

H., M. R. Junior Bookshelf. June 1976: 167.

Hearne, Betsy. Booklist. September 1, 1976: 41-2.

Karlin, Barbara. New York Times Book Review. November 14, 1976: 38.

Kirkus Review. September 15, 1976: 1037-8.

Lewis, Marjorie. "The Bed Book." School Library Journal. September 1976: 104.

May, Derwent. "Panicky, Pictures." Listener. November 11, 1976: 626-7.

McLellan, Joseph. "Whatever Happened to Mother Goose?" Washington Post. November 7, 1976: 5-6.

Meek, Margaret. School Librarian. June 1976: 138.

Publishers Weekly. June 21, 1976: 92.

Reading Teacher. October 1977:22.

Silvey, Anita. Horn Book Magazine. October 1976: 493.

Steese, Ellen. "Quiet Stories for Bedtime, Anytime." Christian Science Monitor. November 3, 1976: 28.

Stein, Ruth M. Language Arts. March 1977: 325.

Reviews of The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit
Baker, Candida. "Making nix out of almost naught." Sydney Morning Herald. July 20, 1996: 10.

Burr, Ty. "The week." Entertainment Weekly. May 3, 1996: 72.

"Children's Books; Bookshelf." The New York Times. July 14, 1996: 19.

Devereaux, Elizabeth and Diane Roback. "Forecasts: Children's books." Publishers Weekly. May 20, 1996: 258.

"Diary." The Independent. December 14, 1995: 17.

Dunbar, Robert. "Max and his sixth-hand suit The It-Doesn't-Matter-Suit, by Sylvia Plath." The Irish Times. March 6, 1996: 14.

Feay. Suzi. "33 years on, a new book by Sylvia Plath." The Independent. January 14, 1996: 1.

"For Children." The Independent. March 3, 1996: 35.

Gerrard, Nicci. "The Primrose Plath; Nicci Gerrard reads a newly discovered children's book by the suicidal poet." The Guardian. February 18, 1996: 15.

Goring, Rosemary. "Touching tale from a depressive dressed up with joy: The It-Doesn't-Matter-Suit, Sylvia Plath: Faber, £8.99." Scotland on Sunday. March 3, 1996: 12.

Hardyment, Christina. "Children's Books: They tuck you up, your Mum and Dad ...; Mustard suits, wanton queens and a millionaire Teacake. Christina Hardyment picks the most vivid new stories for 7-11s." The Independent. March 30, 1996: 9.

Hart, Carolyn. "Lost treasure restored." Financial Times. March 2, 1996: XIV.

Lambert, Angela. "She is the feminists icon, but the real Sylvia Plath liked bouncy cotton frocks, adored to flirt and longed for Ted Hughes'sbabies; the discovery of an unpublished children's story explodes the feminist myth about the tragic poet." Daily Mail. December 16, 1995: 46.

Lockerbie, Catherine. "If it's in the bottom drawer, it's bound to be rubbish." The Scotsman. November 11, 1997: 14.

"My Many Colored Days." Publishers Weekly. July 22, 1996: 240(2).

Neumark, Victoria. "Well dressed in Whimsy." Times Educational Supplement. March 1, 1996: 12.

Op De Beeck, Nathalie. "A children's book by Sylvia Plath resurfaces." Publishers Weekly. April 1, 1996: 32.

Porlock, Harvey. "Critical List." Sunday Times. March 10, 1996.

Turner, Jenny. "Books: A tuck-and-stitch routine." The Guardian. March 8, 1996: T14.

Rothwell, Nicolas. "Urge to pick at Plath's literary bones speaks volumes." The Australian. January 19, 1996.

Shulman, Polly. "Is hell satisfied?" Salon.com. August 25, 1999.

Sigmund, Elizabeth. "Sylvia's mothering." The Scotsman. February 24, 1996: 18.

Slung, Michele. "Posthumous Plath." The Washington Post. January 14, 1996: X15.

"Sylvia Plath's little book will suit children well." Detroit News. March 13, 1996.

Tabor, Mary B W. "Book Notes." The New York Times. November 1, 1995: C17.

"The boy in the mustard-yellow suit; Books." Sunday Times. March 3, 1996: 8.

"The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit." Publishers Weekly. May 20, 1996: 258(1).

"The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit." The New Yorker. November 18, 1996: 101.

"The It-Doesn't-Matter Suit." Times Educational Supplement. March 1, 1996: 12.

Wildman, Joanna. "Children's book of the week; The It Doesn't Matter Suit, by Sylvia Plath, illus. by Rotraut Susanne Berner." The Guardian. February 3, 1998: 3.
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Artwork and drawings


Ayers, Emma. "Faber & Faber realeases Sylvia Plath: Drawings". Melville House. September 6, 2013.

Fenton, Siobhan. Poet Sylvia Plath's: Drawing Published: Review Fawn Review. September 1, 2013.